RIVER RADIO NEWS 090814
FOUR IN CUSTODY AFTER CHILD WAS TAKEN
Four people are in custody after a child was taken from its father Sunday night.
According to the Cape Girardeau Sheriff’s Office, a report was made by a man who said two men and a woman broke his door down, entered his home, assaulted him, and then abducted his 1 year old son.
The child was recovered at its mother’s home a short time later and four people were taken into custody, two men and two women.
The sheriff’s office says the incident was not a stranger abduction but a domestic incident, wherein others were solicited to aid in the abduction of the child. Formal charges are expected to be filed today.
TWO ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO STOLEN VEHICLE
Two people were taken into custody last week in Scott County in connection to a stolen vehicle.
According to authorities, the two were arrested on Thursday afternoon on Interstate 55, after a sheriff’s deputy ran a check on the license plate of the vehicle they were in and found it had been reported stolen in May.
The two people in the vehicle, 40 year old Jermanine Smith, of St. Louis, and 27 year old, Arian Hasson, of Ferguson, were taken into custody without incident.
Smith was charged with tampering with a motor vehicle in the first degree, and driving while revoked/suspended. Hasson is facing a charge of second degree tampering with a motor vehicle.
TWO REPORTS MADE OF SHOTS BEING FIRED IN JONESBORO
There were two separate incidents of shots being fired over the weekend in Jonesboro.
According to KAIT, the first incident occurred Friday and resulted in the arrest of 23 year old Keith Real, of Jonesboro, on charges of shooting a gun inside city limits, theft by receiving, and possession of a firearm.
A separate report of shots being fired was made Sunday morning. Bullet holes were found in a home and a car.
SIKESTON MAN FACING ASSAULT AND FIREARM CHARGES
A Sikeston man is facing assault and firearm charges following his arrest on Friday.
According to Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter, deputies responded to a residence Friday in reference to a disturbance.
An investigation into the incident revealed that 52 year old Robin Dale Natvig had allegedly thrown a box of tools that struck another person. Deputies also found four unsecured firearms in the residence.
Sheriff Walter states that Natvig has a prior criminal conviction that would prohibit the possession of firearms.
Natvig has been charged with second degree domestic assault and unlawful possession of a firearm.
ARKANSAS MAN ARRESTED IN STODDARD COUNTY
An Arkansas man is facing charges following his arrest Saturday in Stoddard County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 50 year old Wendall Coleman, of Jonesboro, Arkansas, was arrested on charges of resisting arrest by fleeing; driving while intoxicated, drugs; failure to drive on the right half of the roadway causing immediate threat of an accident; and exceeding posted speed limit by 26 miles per hour or more.
Coleman was arrested shortly after midnight Saturday morning.
CAPE GIRARDEAU SUED BY ACLU
A lawsuit has been filed against the city of Cape Girardeau and a Cape Girardeau Police Officer in connection to an August arrest.
The incident occurred on August 30th after David Clary was cited for making a prohibited turn. According to the American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri, Clary then expressed his displeasure to an officer using strong language and was arrested.
The ACLU has filed a lawsuit saying the arrest was unconstitutional.
PAVEMENT REPAIRS SCHEDULED FOR TODAY IN BUTLER COUNTY
Crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will be reducing a Butler County road today for pavement repairs.
During the repairs, Route HH will be reduced to one lane from 8 am to 3 pm. The work zone will be located from County Road 334 to County Road 202.
PAVEMENT REPAIRS SET FOR THIS WEEK IN STODDARD COUNTY
Pavement repairs are going to cause some delays this week on Highway 25 in Stoddard County.
According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, Highway 25 will be reduced to one lane from the Bernie City Limits to Route Z.
Weather permitting, work is scheduled to take place from 6:30 am to 4 pm daily through Thursday.
DUNKLIN COUNTY ROAD TO BE CLOSED FOR PIPE REPLACEMENT
Route TT in Dunklin County will be closed for most of this week as Missouri Department of Transportation crews replace a pipe beneath the roadway.
Weather permitting, work will take place today through Thursday from 6:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.
The section of roadway to be closed is located between County Road 730 and County Road 732.
ROAD WORK THIS WEEK ON INTERSTATE 55 IN NEW MADRID COUNTY
Interstate 55 in New Madrid County will be reduced with a width restriction of 14 feet this week as contractor crews perform ditch work.
The work zone is located between Highways 60 and 80.
Weather permitting, work will take place today through Thursday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm daily.